GIS Resources

GIS becomes a useful tool for planning when more and more resources are available to use. Along with its own GIS resources, MVRPC also offers links to other useful resources for GIS professionals.


Visit the Geo-Spark site to access GIS open data, view online maps & learn about MVRPC initiatives.

Statewide and County Resources

MVRPC has aggregated a list of the many State and County level GIS data sources available online for easy access to some useful data sources.

Ohio Statewide Imagery Program (OSIP)

This aerial orthophotography program was conducted for the state previously in 2007-2008. OSIP II was authorized in February 2011 and will take place over a 4 year period (2011-2014). This will make digital orthophotos available for the entire area. For more information, see

Southwest Ohio GIS Users Group

The Southwest Ohio GIS Users Group was born out of the desire to provide GIS professionals in the region, an avenue for communication.

Other resources